voice a bit, it's really in your face. it was really in paul ryan's face. they were watching the clock so carefully, those opening statements of two minutes, with each question. they would always fill those two minutes exactly. they were both taking notes. this is what vice president biden wrote down. he sad "no apology, egyptian people, a.q.," meaning al qaeda, "bob gates, effective," and then i don't know what the other two words were saying. >> i should say, they put that out online today, we saw a picture of it online. what happened backstage when you talked to them? >> reporter: when we went back and saw vice president biden, it happened to be right at the time when he was getting a call from president obama, congratulating him on his debate and one of the things paul ryan said to me is, he said, boy, you know, i really, it's great. i've been looking at a lot of tapes of you for a long time now and, boy, have you been to afghanistan a lot of times. >> do you know?